Founder and Managing Partner, CTIC Capital
Yanhong Lin is the Founder and Managing Partner at CTIC Capital. CTIC Capital provides investment banking services to companies in the field of Healthcare, IT and Energy. Yanhong and her team have successfully raised funding for US medical device companies and high tech companies.
Yanhong has close ties to venture capital firms in both Silicon Valley and Boston. She has established herself as a trusted advisor to VCs and entrepreneurs. Her clients are portfolio companies of top US VCs like General Catalyst, Khosla Venture, Prospect Venture, NEA and Third Rock. Her Chinese clients include top public traded Chinese companies.
Yanhong Lin has over 20 years of work experiences with Fortune 100 companies in the high tech and energy industries (Sun Microsystems, HP/Agilent and Amoco (now BP). Prior to founding CTIC Capital, she led the Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis team at Sun Microsystems (a $12 billion revenue company) with responsibilities of company’s forecast and P&L analysis.
Yanhong is a committee member of MIT Club of Northern California Energy and Environment, which was awarded the 2016 MIT Great Dome Award (is the highest honor that the MIT Alumni Association bestows upon any of its organizations). She is also an advisor to the Stanford Precourt Institute for Energy and successfully helped Chinese companies get engaged with Stanford. Yanhong was also served as Chair of the VC Taskforce China SIG (Special Interest Group).
Yanhong was born in Shanghai and grew up in Nanjing. She received a BA from Western Illinois University in 1991 and her MBA from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana in 1993. She lives with her husband and two children in Palo Alto, California. She enjoys skiing, traveling, and spinning/biking.